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New Antibiotic May Treat Chronic Pelvic Mesh Infections

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 19, 2018~ A Florida reader says she has been prescribed a new  drug that seems to addressing her chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs), so common among many women who have had pelvic mesh implants.  NEW ANTIBIOTIC FROM SHANDS  Many readers of Mesh News Desk [...]

By |2018-02-20T14:00:39-05:00February 19th, 2018|Medical News|7 Comments

Breast Implants and a Rare Cancer Possible Link to Biofilms

Raylene Hollrah Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 15, 2017 ~ Breast Implants, particularly textured variety, have been linked to biofilm and a small cell lymphoma. The FDA has been taking in accounts since 2011.    The New York Times on May 14th tells the story of a [...]

By |2017-05-15T11:54:53-04:00May 15th, 2017|Featured|3 Comments

Showdown in House Hearings Over Mesh, Medical Devices

January 23, 2012 ~ House Democrats are asking Republicans for a hearing on Johnson & Johnson synthetic surgical transvaginal mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, and the Allergan Lap-Band for weight reduction because of a growing number of patient injuries and a fear that device makers and [...]

By |2012-01-24T18:10:01-05:00January 24th, 2012|Media Reports|4 Comments